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Large Cabbage Mushroom on Toledo Scale

Date: August 19 1931
Description: A large polyporus frondosus or cabbage mushroom, 10" high and 14" by 28" thick, weighing 36 pounds, being weighed on a Toledo scale, was found growing betw...

Large Cabbage Mushroom

Date: August 17 1931
Description: A large polyporus frondosus or cabbage mushroom, 10" high and 14" by 28" thick, weighing 36 pounds, was found growing between the porch of the house at 402...

B.B. Stoller Tending Mushroom Garden

Date: September 19 1944
Description: B.B. Stoller tending the University of Wisconsin mushroom garden in the "hole in the ground" which is a bricked and vaulted recess located in the hillside...
Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin Mushrooms

Date: 1937
Description: Cover of the book "Wisconsin Mushrooms" by the Federal Writers' Project in Wisconsin and bound by Milwaukee Handicraft Project. The cover features a woodcu...

L'Etoile Restaurant Farmers' Market Dinner Menu

Date: 1994
Description: One-page menu for a dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant based on ingredients sourced from the farmers market, with listings of farms and farmers, as well as illu...

L'Etoile Restaurant 20th Anniversary Dinner Menu

Date: August 1996
Description: One-page menu for the twentieth anniversary of L'Etoile Restaurant, with a side illustration of vegetables, fruit, leaves, and other plant life.

L'Etoile Restaurant Earth Day 25th Anniversary Menu

Date: May 04 1995
Description: One-page menu from L'Etoile Restaurant honoring the twenty-fifth anniversaries of Earth Day and Wisconsin's Environmental Decade and Earth Day founder and...

Badger and Raptors

Description: Stereograph, of what is possibly a diorama, that contains a badger, two owls, a chipmunk, plants, cattails, dried grass, logs, simulated rocks and two shel...

Opening Day Fishing Season

Date: 1982
Description: Imaginative pen-and-ink drawing. This drawing appeared in the Capitol Times on April 30, 1982 with the caption: "The opening of the state fishing se...

"Smiling Mushroom"

Description: Short cast-concrete sculpture identified as "Smiling Mushroom." It is an anthropomorphized form having a yellow face with eyes and nose on top of the mushr...


Date: 1914
Description: Fungus growth on the bark of a tree.

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